Do We Need a Test Dose for Epidural Anaesthesia and Analgesia in Obstetrics?

  • G. Capogna
  • M. Camorcia
Conference paper


The most important complication of epidural analgesia and anaesthesia is the unrecognized accidental misplacement of either the intravascular or subarachnoid epidural catheter.


Epidural Analgesia Epidural Anaesthesia Epidural Catheter Test Dose Intravascular Injection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Capogna
    • 1
  • M. Camorcia
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnaesthesiaAfaR — CRCCS Fatebenefratelli General HospitalRomeItaly

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